Thursday, February 11, 2016

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Rainforest Action Network Responds to Anticipated 2017-2022 Plan for Offshore Oil and Gas Leases
Feb 08, 2016
President Obama and the Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management are anticipated to release the 2017-2022 plan for offshore oil and gas leases, with possible...
Asia Pulp and Paper Has a Long Way to Go Before It Can Be Considered a Non-controversial Supplier
Feb 03, 2016
Lack of outcomes and legacy of environmental destruction, social conflict and murky corporate governance requires ongoing scrutiny and independent verification of progress FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE...
Yet Another Oil and Gas Auction Postponed, Boosting Momentum of “Keep It in the Ground” Movement
Feb 03, 2016
             For Immediate Release: February 3, 2016Contact: Ruth Breech, ruth@ran.org, (415) 238-1766Taylor McKinnon, tmckinnon@biologicaldiversity.org, (801) 300-2414Marissa Knodel, mknodel@foe.org, (202) 222-0729Jeremy Nichols,...
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Asia Pulp and Paper Has a Long Way to Go...
Feb 03, 2016
Lack of outcomes and legacy of environmental destruction, social conflict and murky corporate governance requires ongoing scrutiny and independent verification of progress FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE...
Global Palm Oil Giant Wilmar International Misses Deadline To Cut...
Jan 21, 2016
Rainforest Action Network Calls Announcements “Disappointing,” Outlines Steps Needed To Drive Real Change On The Ground   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Emma Rae Lierley, Emma@ran.org...
Palm Oil Giant Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad (KLK) Plagued By...
Dec 21, 2015
Report sets six month timeline for KLK to resolve cases and calls on KLK’s customers and financiers to cut all ties if the company does...
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Rainforest Action Network response to Announcement on Coal Moratorium
Jan 15, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Virali Modi-Parekh, virali@ran.org, 510-747-8476 Rainforest Action Network Response to Announcement on Coal Moratorium: President Obama announced a moratorium on new coal leases on...
Obama Administration Delays DC Fossil Fuel Auction Under Pressure from...
Dec 07, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 7, 2015 Contact: Blair Fitzgibbon, blair@soundspeedmedia.com, 202-503-6141 Obama Administration Delays DC Fossil Fuel Auction Under Pressure from Climate Activists Global Fight...
Banking Sector's Climate Leadership Claims Undermined by Coal Billions –...
Dec 01, 2015
EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: Wednesday 12/2/2015 at 6 AM CET / 12 AM EST Contact: Blair FitzGibbon, 1-202-503-6141, blair@soundspeedmedia.comBen Collins, Rainforest Action Network, 1-617-697-0277, ben@ran.orgCatalina von...
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Asia Pulp and Paper Has a Long Way to Go...
Feb 03, 2016
Lack of outcomes and legacy of environmental destruction, social conflict and murky corporate governance requires ongoing scrutiny and independent verification of progress FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE...
Global Palm Oil Giant Wilmar International Misses Deadline To Cut...
Jan 21, 2016
Rainforest Action Network Calls Announcements “Disappointing,” Outlines Steps Needed To Drive Real Change On The Ground   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Emma Rae Lierley, Emma@ran.org...
Palm Oil Giant Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad (KLK) Plagued By...
Dec 21, 2015
Report sets six month timeline for KLK to resolve cases and calls on KLK’s customers and financiers to cut all ties if the company does...
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Global Palm Oil Giant Wilmar International Misses Deadline To Cut...
Jan 21, 2016
Rainforest Action Network Calls Announcements “Disappointing,” Outlines Steps Needed To Drive Real Change On The Ground   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Emma Rae Lierley, Emma@ran.org...
Palm Oil Giant Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad (KLK) Plagued By...
Dec 21, 2015
Report sets six month timeline for KLK to resolve cases and calls on KLK’s customers and financiers to cut all ties if the company does...
Asia Wild Fire Panel at COP21 Highlights Worst Climate Crisis...
Dec 01, 2015
Racing Extinction, Rainforest Action Network, United Nations GRASP, Kids Cut Palm Oil Leaders and Students Demand Corporations & Governments Find Solutions Event as Part of...
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Indonesian Logging Giant APRIL Releases Major New Sustainability Commitments
Jun 03, 2015
Forest activists express cautious optimism, but say results on the ground will be the true measure of the new policy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Emma...
Stylish Protest Brings Deforestation Concerns to Fashion Awards
Jun 01, 2015
Activists unroll a banner at red carpet event calling out Ralph Lauren’s implication in forest destruction, rights abuses FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ***Colorful high-resolution images of...
Indonesian Logging Giant APRIL Poised to Release Major New Sustainability...
Jun 01, 2015
Forest activists express cautious optimism, but say results on the ground will be the true measure of the new policy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Emma...
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The High Cost of High Fashion: New Report Exposes Human...
Aug 04, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 4 2015   ***Full case study report available here   CONTACT: Laurel Sutherlin, 415.246.0161, Laurel@ran.org   The High Cost of...
Fresh Protest Brings Deforestation, Human Rights Concerns to Ralph Lauren...
Jun 24, 2015
Demonstrators gathered outside SF storefront after recent Corporate Citizenship Report ignores major human rights and environmental risks in company’s fabric supply chain FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE...
Stylish Protest Brings Deforestation Concerns to Fashion Awards
Jun 01, 2015
Activists unroll a banner at red carpet event calling out Ralph Lauren’s implication in forest destruction, rights abuses FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ***Colorful high-resolution images of...
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Rainforest Action Network response to Announcement on Coal Moratorium
Jan 15, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Virali Modi-Parekh, virali@ran.org, 510-747-8476 Rainforest Action Network Response to Announcement on Coal Moratorium: President Obama announced a moratorium on new coal leases on...
Obama Administration Delays DC Fossil Fuel Auction Under Pressure from...
Dec 07, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 7, 2015 Contact: Blair Fitzgibbon, blair@soundspeedmedia.com, 202-503-6141 Obama Administration Delays DC Fossil Fuel Auction Under Pressure from Climate Activists Global Fight...
Banking Sector's Climate Leadership Claims Undermined by Coal Billions –...
Dec 01, 2015
EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: Wednesday 12/2/2015 at 6 AM CET / 12 AM EST Contact: Blair FitzGibbon, 1-202-503-6141, blair@soundspeedmedia.comBen Collins, Rainforest Action Network, 1-617-697-0277, ben@ran.orgCatalina von...
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Rainforest Action Network response to Announcement on Coal Moratorium
Jan 15, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Virali Modi-Parekh, virali@ran.org, 510-747-8476 Rainforest Action Network Response to Announcement on Coal Moratorium: President Obama announced a moratorium on new coal leases on...
Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo Cut Coal Financing, Join Growing...
Nov 30, 2015
Contact: Blair FitzGibbon, 1-202-503-6141, blair@soundspeedmedia.com Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo Cut Coal Financing, Join Growing Movement by Banks in U.S. and Europe Rainforest Action Network Calls...
Citigroup Announces Financing Cuts for Global Coal Industry
Oct 05, 2015
Monday, October 5, 2015 Contact: Blair FitzGibbon, 202-503-6141 Citigroup Announces Financing Cuts for Global Coal Industry; Becomes Second Major Bank to do so After Bank...
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Rainforest Action Network response to Announcement on Coal Moratorium
Jan 15, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Virali Modi-Parekh, virali@ran.org, 510-747-8476 Rainforest Action Network Response to Announcement on Coal Moratorium: President Obama announced a moratorium on new coal leases on...
150 Organizations Urge President Obama to Pledge Greater Climate Action...
Dec 01, 2015
December 1, 2015 Contacts:      Kassie Siegel, Center for Biological Diversity, (in Paris), (951) 961-7972, ksiegel@biologicaldiversity.orgPatrick Sullivan (in U.S.), Center for Biological Diversity, (415)...
Rainforest Action Network statement on Peabody Energy
Nov 10, 2015
Rainforest Action Network Executive Director Lindsey Allen issued the following statement in response to today’s revelations concerning Peabody Energy, fossil fuels and climate change: “Today, the world’s...
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150 Organizations Urge President Obama to Pledge Greater Climate Action...
Dec 01, 2015
December 1, 2015 Contacts:      Kassie Siegel, Center for Biological Diversity, (in Paris), (951) 961-7972, ksiegel@biologicaldiversity.orgPatrick Sullivan (in U.S.), Center for Biological Diversity, (415)...
Morgan Stanley Pressured to Drop Coal Financing
Sep 22, 2015
Embargoed for: September 22, 2015Contact: Blair FitzGibbon, 202-503-6141 Morgan Stanley Pressured to Drop Coal Financing  Rainforest Action Network Announces Campaign as Next Major Bank Targeted...
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Asia Wild Fire Panel at COP21 Highlights Worst Climate Crisis...
Dec 01, 2015
Racing Extinction, Rainforest Action Network, United Nations GRASP, Kids Cut Palm Oil Leaders and Students Demand Corporations & Governments Find Solutions Event as Part of...
Alarming Developments in Latin American Palm Oil Industry Spur Global...
Nov 11, 2015
International coalition of NGOs says murder, intimidation and the devastation of community livelihoods tied to rampant palm oil plantation expansion must be stopped FOR IMMEDIATE...
A Gap the Size of Indonesia in Latest Palm Oil...
Sep 21, 2015
Rainforest Action Network calls on snack food giant to close loopholes driving forest destruction, climate pollution and human rights violations In Indonesia  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE...
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150 Organizations Urge President Obama to Pledge Greater Climate Action...
Dec 01, 2015
December 1, 2015 Contacts:      Kassie Siegel, Center for Biological Diversity, (in Paris), (951) 961-7972, ksiegel@biologicaldiversity.orgPatrick Sullivan (in U.S.), Center for Biological Diversity, (415)...
Morgan Stanley Pressured to Drop Coal Financing
Sep 22, 2015
Embargoed for: September 22, 2015Contact: Blair FitzGibbon, 202-503-6141 Morgan Stanley Pressured to Drop Coal Financing  Rainforest Action Network Announces Campaign as Next Major Bank Targeted...
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